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Thursday, 29 February 2024 - Reported by Marcus
Doctor Who Magazine:  Issue 601 (Credit: Panini)

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 601 is released today


Inside the issue

  • Costume designer Pam Downe discusses dressing the stylish new Doctor, as well as how she created looks for the Toymaker and the Goblin army.

  • Script to screen: An in-depth look at how the Goblin army developed, from the original concept to the finished product – blending masks and animatronics with digital effects.

  • A tribute to Michael Jayston who played the Doctor’s evil alter-ego the Valeyard.

  • Louise Jameson is among the interviewees in a special preview of the Season 15 Blu-ray collection.

  • Abdoul Ceesay – director’s assistant on Doctor Who – talks to DWM about his role and future aspirations!

  • Get cooking! A deep dive into the part food has played in the series over the years, with some recipes you can try at home!

  • A look at how other TV shows have found their way into episodes of Doctor Who.

  • Letter from the Showrunner – Russell T Davies sings in praise of companions of yesteryear as he recalls a week making Tales of the TARDIS!

  • Time-Space Visualiser – learn how fandom went mad for the Sixth Doctor! Rightly so! 

  • The Fact of Fiction – we examine the closing episodes of 1973’s Planet of the Daleks.

  • The adventures of the Fifteenth Doctor and Ruby Sunday continue in the comic strip!


  • Gallifrey Guardian – new cast and directors revealed and an update on the Christmas ratings.

  • Reviews – covering books, audio dramas and the Fugitive Doctor action figure!

  • Other Worlds – the essential guide to new stories in Doctor Who’s expanded universe.

  • Win Season 17 on Blu-ray, plus books and CDs!

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 601 is on sale Thursday 29 February  from and WH Smith priced £7.99 (UK). 

Also available as a digital edition from priced £6.99.